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Did You Know: Unmanaged CrossFit Can Lead To Brain Stroke!

CrossFit focuses on high intensity interval training, powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics and calisthenics. This exercise is a type of strength and conditioning workout that uses your own body weight for resistance in order to build power all over.

Did You Know: Unmanaged CrossFit Can Lead To Brain Stroke!

CrossFit focuses on high intensity interval training, powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting

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  1. CrossFit focuses on high intensity interval training, powerlifting
  2. CrossFit training improves physical conditioning and versatility
  3. Rigorous neck movements can injure brain vessels

The fitness industry is growing at a rapid pace, which in turn has led to the birth of many self-declared healthcare experts. With new trends and fads every day, it is important for people to understand their body type and consult a doctor before picking up any intensive exercise form.

What can happen during unregulated workouts?

This is especially true for high intensity workout regimes like CrossFit. For those unfamiliar with CrossFit, the exercise focuses on high intensity interval training, powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics and calisthenics. This exercise is a type of strength and conditioning workout that uses your own body weight for resistance in order to build power all over. It is a combination of intense cardio and strength training which targets all areas of your body. While CrossFit training is great for improving physical conditioning and versatility, a disorderly workout can lead to a brain stroke! Therefore, it becomes critical to recognize that while keeping physically active is the key to a healthy lifestyle, it's best to check with your doctor before you push yourself off limits.

Also read: Common Warning Signs And Symptoms Of Stroke You Must Know To Save A Life


How CrossFit can lead to a stroke

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